"He cares so much about his athletes and instills a level of self-belief that is incredibly humbling, yet motivating. I hope everyone gets the chance to meet Sully, it really is a special privilege."
Defending champ Andy Vernon was 3rd. *BBC
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*Full Men's Results *Full Women's Results
Morocco’s Mohammed Ziani (28:37) was the surprise winner in the men's race.
The women's marathon has former 5000 Olympic silver medalist Isabella Ochichi and Simon Cheprot (27:41) is the favorite in the men's 10K.
Start time temperature was "nearly 91F (33C) and 90 percent humidity.
van Zyl said she was in a "very bad place" after a disappointing performance in the London Marathon and getting the win here helped her bounce back.
After time away to have a baby, Dibaba will run her first race since winning here 2-years ago. She'll face two-time World marathon champ Edna Kiplagat and Euro XC champ Gemma Steel.
Jepchirchir, who apparently is a distant relative of Kip Keino, says this race last year is where she learned not to take fluids in races 10K or shorter as it cost her time and she lost to Gladys Cherono.
Karoki won in a photo finish over Leonard Barsoton as both were timed at 27:42. Stephen Sambu was 3rd (27:48). Wacera won the women's race in 31:59, beating out last year's winner, Belaynesh Oljira by 2-seconds.
He will have a stiff challenge as he faces Stephen Sambu and Bedan Karoki. For the women, former world silver medalist Belaynesh Oljira will try to defend her title against Mercy Wacera who ran 66:29 at the Houston Half last month.
Ezekiel Kemboi was a non-factor as he finished 21st. Linet Masai won the women's race in 31:38.